Destination guide

Explore the oceanfront setting in Sidmouth

Enjoy the temples and other features of Sidmouth. Well known for its gardens, seaside and coffeehouses, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Sidmouth

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Sidmouth a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Donkey Sanctuary (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Crealy Great Adventure Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Lyme Bay Winery (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Castlewood Vineyard (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Northbrook Approach Golf Course (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Diggerland (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sidmouth

Travelers love Sidmouth for its picturesque gardens and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Sidmouth is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sidmouth Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Bicton Park Botanical Gardens (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Escot Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Devon Cliffs Beach (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Exmouth Beach (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Dawlish Warren Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Sidmouth

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 7.8 mi (12.5 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sidmouth?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 581 vacation rentals near Sidmouth. From 262 Cottages to 262 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sidmouth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Sidmouth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sidmouth. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sidmouth Beach: 1,389 vacation rentals
  • Norman Lockyer Observatory: 1,332 vacation rentals
  • Salcombe Hill Walk: 1,344 vacation rentals
  • The Donkey Sanctuary: 1,373 vacation rentals
  • Historic Sidmouth: 1,384 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sidmouth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Sidmouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 262 Cottages in Sidmouth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sidmouth include:

  • Cabins: 262 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 262 rentals available
  • Houses: 180 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sidmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 34 vacation rentals with pool available in Sidmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.